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Buses from Los Angeles to Long Beach

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Los Angeles to Long Beach. Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach usually takes around 55 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 40 minutes.

Distance20 mi (32 km)
Shortest duration0h 40m
Cheapest price$5.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Long Beach?

$7.06 is the average price of a bus ticket from Los Angeles to Long Beach. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JulJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach is expected to range from $7 to $12. If you are looking to travel to Long Beach within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $7. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $7 and can be found on July 6, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $6 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Los Angeles to Long Beach in March, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $12 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $0.28 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Los Angeles to Long Beach?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Los Angeles to Long Beach. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US20h 55m$7.56
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Los Angeles to Long Beach, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Los Angeles to Long Beach?

The bus takes an average of 55 minutes to cover the 20 miles from Los Angeles to Long Beach. However, the fastest bus only takes 40 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Los Angeles?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00am. To see the times for all buses from Los Angeles to Long Beach, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Long Beach are there per day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Los Angeles to Long Beach. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Los Angeles to Long Beach; ticket prices start at $17.00.

City Information

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the undisputed world capital of the entertainment business. Because of that, the City of Angels is where you will find some of the most iconic landmarks of the film and music industries, including the world-famous Walk of Fame and Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards) on Hollywood Boulevard, the easily recognizable Capitol Records building at Hollywood & Vine, and the LA Live complex in Downtown Los Angeles.

The best part of LA is that it has something to offer for people of all interests: outdoor enthusiasts can hike up to the Hollywood sign, fashion aficionados can go shopping in Beverly Hills, art lovers can check out the prominent Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in the Miracle Mile district, and those looking for a fun night out can go bar-hopping in West Hollywood. Are you a Pokémon GO addict? Well then this is the place for you because LA is the best city to catch the rarest Pokémon in the U.S.. And if you want to want to experience the famed golden coast of Southern California for yourself, head west to Santa Monica and Venice for a refreshing dip in the Pacific Ocean.

With one of the biggest airports on the West Coast and several bus and train stops across the county, Los Angeles makes it easy to travel elsewhere in California, visit the neighboring Nevada, Arizona and Mexico, or take a flight to pretty much any other part of the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Los Angeles?

Main departure station: Downtown - Vignes Lot

Los Angeles has two bus stations with service to Long Beach.

All bus stations in Los Angeles:

  • Downtown - Vignes Lot

  • USC - 3492 S Hope St

Where does the bus arrive in Long Beach?

Main arrival station: Shelter 'A' - 107 E First Street

All buses from Los Angeles arrive at one main station in Long Beach.

All bus stations in Long Beach:

  • Shelter 'A' - 107 E First Street

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